Putnam County in the Hudson Valley Region is an Easy Commute to or Escape from NYC
Putnam County is a beautiful region nestled in the Hudson Valley Region of New York State. Though it is the second smallest county and only has 9 miles of frontage along the Hudson River, its widely known for its reservoirs and watersheds which feed NYC's demand for drinking water.
In part because of NYC's reliance on the land for water it has been heavily environmentally protected by New York State. As a result, the land features lots of open protected space, state parks and great hiking and biking trails. Putnam County is easy to reach from New York City or elsewhere by mass transit or car and Metro North services the county with train stations in several towns including: of Garrison, Cold Spring, Patterson, Southeast and Brewster.
Address: Putnam County Building, 40 Gleneida Ave., Carmel, New York, USA
Visit: Putnam County Tourism online at www.visitputnam.org
Explore Putnam County with Libby Pataki, Director of Putnam County Tourism. Putnam is an easy reach from NYC by car or mass transit you can get there in about an hour. Putnam is a major watershed for NYC's water supply so much of the county's open space is preserved and protected by the state. Because of this you'll find great hiking and biking trails and beautiful preserved open spaces.